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There are meetings that should not take place. That was my first thought when I talked last week to the Mexican officials who get together every Tuesday to figure out how many people have been killed in the country's drug war.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 17, for Malcolm Lateef Shabazz, the grandson of human rights leader Malcolm X. He was 28 years old.
Archaeologists have found nearly 5,000 cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers in a northeastern Mexico mountain range where pre-Hispanic groups were not known to have existed.
Grupo Financiero Inbursa SAB , the financial-services firm controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim , fell the most in 21 months after CaixaBank SA said it may sell half of its 20 percent stake.
Supervisor Scott Wiener with the San Francisco delegation at a BRT station platform in Mexico City last week.
Chili peppers and sauces will take center stage at a festival being held this week in Mexico City, where the spicy plant, one of the pillars of Mexican cuisine, will be honored, organizers said.
The man gunned down execution-style at the Southlake Town Center Wednesday was an attorney linked to a major Mexican drug cartel who had been living with his family in a secure, gated community with his wife and at least one child.
Julian Zapata Espinoza, a cell commander of the brutal Los Zetas drug cartel, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in the District in the killing of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of his partner, ICE Agent Victor Avila, during a February 2011 daylight ambush on a major highway 250 miles ... (more)
Nine people were killed Wednesday when a van carrying at least 15 people fell into a ravine near Tianguistengo, Mexico, authorities said.
Like many Americans, I've heard about the "Fast and Furious" scandal in which our own ATF was shown to be guilty and corrupt of supplying guns that ended up in the hands of the drug cartels.
"Know, that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California...and it is peopled by black women, without any man among them, for they live in the manner of Amazons." So wrote Spanish author Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo of a fictional paradise governed by a black super-woman he called Queen Calafia in his 1510 novel, Adventures of ... (more)
Almost certainly the longest and certainly the most geographically ambitious film festival in the world, Mexico's Ambulante runs for 12 weeks and involves stopovers in 12 Mexican states, from Baja California in the north to Oaxaca in the south.
Named for the inspirational Yaqui general who fought alongside Pancho Villa in the Mexican revolutionary war and not the first woman in space Valentina is only one of two new insurrectionist cantinas to open in Kensington Market of late.
This resort, situated in the Riviera Maya, was the hotel chain's first property in Mexico and, since 1997, has been a favourite with families, thanks to its 24 hour All Inclusive service and vast range of activities.
According to an analysis by the Agence France Press , more Americans have been murdered in Mexico than in any other country outside the U.S. Studying statistics from the U.S. State Department, AFP found that between October 2002 and December 2012, 648 American citizens were murdered in Mexico, representing more than 40 percent of the American ... (more)
A Mexican chemical company is banking on sales to Maine's coated paper producers in its new partnership with the Searsport-based GAC Chemical.